Southern Railway Co. v. Lunsford
297 U.S. 398 (1936)

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Southern Railway Co. v. Lunsford, 297 U.S. 398 (1936)

Southern Railway Co. v. Lunsford

No. 399

Submitted February 10, 1936

Decided March 2, 1936

297 U.S. 398

Syllabus

The absolute duty laid on carriers by the Boiler Inspection Act to keep "all parts and appurtenances" of their locomotives in proper condition does not extend to safety devices which do not increase the peril and which are placed on locomotives by the carrier for experimental purposes. P. 297 U. S. 401.

50 Ga.App. 829, 179 S.E. 571, reversed.

Page 297 U. S. 399

Certiorari, 296 U.S. 561, to review the affirmance of a judgment against the Railway in an action under the Employers' Liability Act.

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